Tire Amnesty Day

Tire Amnesty Day

Richland Public Health Announces Tire Amnesty Day Mansfield, OH — Richland Public Health, in partnership with Richland County Solid Waste Authority, is sponsoring a “Richland County Tire Amnesty Day.” Richland County residents can dispose of up to ten (10) passenger...
School Zone & Bus Safety

School Zone & Bus Safety

Watch Your Speed; Know What To Do Around Buses Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for drivers to be cautious driving in school zones and around school buses. Some schools in Richland County have already returned to session and almost all will have begun by...
Immunization Awareness

Immunization Awareness

It’s National Immunization Awareness Month! Is Your Family Up to Date on Vaccines? August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to...
Back-to-School Vaccines

Back-to-School Vaccines

All Day Walk-In Back-to-School Immunizations at Richland Public Health It may be hard to believe, but the start of school is less than a month away. Included in planning is making sure your children are up-to-date on their required immunizations. Richland Public...
Measles Detected in Ohio

Measles Detected in Ohio

FROM THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Columbus, July 12, 2019 Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH has confirmed the state’s first measles case of 2019. The young adult from Stark County recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases....
Dr. Julie Chaya Webinar

Dr. Julie Chaya Webinar

Dr. Julie Chaya, Director of Community Health and Prevention Sciences at Richland Public Health is hosting a national webinar through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The webinar Promoting Public Health through the Public Library will take place...
Heat Safety

Heat Safety

After a week filled with rain, temperatures for the next several weeks are going to be higher. Richland Public Health urges residents to use extra care to avoid heat-related illness (known as hyperthermia). People suffer heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and...
Are Mansfielders Lazy? Hey, wait a minute!

Are Mansfielders Lazy? Hey, wait a minute!

You may have run across this story in the Mansfield News Journal by reporter Zach Tuggle: https://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/2019/06/08/mansfielders-lazy-study-says-yes/1303072001/ ztuggle@gannett.com, 419-564-3508, Twitter @zachtuggle In short, adults...
Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

Richland Public Health wants Richland County residents to have a fun and productive summer while keeping safety among your summer planning. Among those summer safety and health issues are: the heat index, humidity and heat safety including the dangers of hyperthermia,...
Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Spring rains combined with warm weather make conditions favorable for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes can breed in any standing water if it lasts at least seven days. “Our main focus is to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease,” Joe Harrod, Director of Environmental...